You never knew me see double when I'd got a bargain
to make; it
You will not take it ill if I say it's a great risk for any lady at any time; all the more when she has got rid of one bad bargain
In attempting des oeufs a la Princesse, he had unfortunately perpetrated an omelette a la Reine; the discovery of a principle in ethics had been frustrated by the overturning of a stew; and last, not least, he had been thwarted in one of those admirable bargains
which he at all times took such especial delight in bringing to a successful termination.
People are so kind; they seem really to think I do them a favour in letting them make me rich, and giving me good bargains
A million and a half, and a prince, and an idiot into the bargain
, they say.
It really seems a little too bad to have to ride a broken-winded hunter, and see men, who, are not half such good judges as yourself, able to throw away any amount of money on buying bad bargains
The latter consisted of a curious mixture of walnut armchairs, disjointed, and covered with tapestry; rosewood bureaus; round tables on single pedestals, with brass railings and cracked marble tops; one superb Boulle secretary, the value of which style had not yet been recognized; in short, a chaos of bargains
picked up by the worthy widow,--pictures bought for the sake of the frames, china services of a composite order; to wit, a magnificent Japanese dessert set, and all the rest porcelains of various makes, unmatched silver plate, old glass, fine damask, and a four-post bedstead, hung with curtains and garnished with plumes.
He hath disgraced me, and hindered me half a million; laughed at my losses, mocked at my gains, scorned my nation, thwarted my bargains
, cooled my friends, heated mine enemies; and what's his reason?
Very well, Taboureau, your man is a swindler; you should not make bargains
with such people.
Then raising her head and gazing wistfully across the street noisy with the endless transit of innumerable bargains
, she said with intense gravity:
I hear of wonderful bargains
in fabrics, and of miracles performed with needle and thread; but I am in doubt.
Crawley returned a note with her compliments, and an intimation that it was not her custom to transact bargains
with ladies' maids.